For the Middle East, the Arab Spring was a rare chance to control its own fate

Even though the uprisings mostly failed, Noah Feldman argues, they’re still meaningful. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-26 12:00:00 UTC ]
News tagged with: #middle east #arab spring #rare chance

Other Publishing stories related to: 'For the Middle East, the Arab Spring was a rare chance to control its own fate'


Arabic publishing 'in crisis', Barghouti tells IPA Middle East Seminar

Arabic publishing is in crisis, the celebrated Palestinian poet and writer Mourid Barghouti told delegates at the International Publishers Association’s (IPA) first ever Middle East Seminar. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 13:24:16 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with:


Native Tongues: Middle East Fiction in Translation: Middle East Books 2015

In an oft-cited statistic, Chad Post, publisher of Open Letter Books at the University of Rochester and an outspoken advocate for books in translation, estimates that 3% of fiction and poetry books published in the U.S. are translations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #outspoken advocate #chad post #native tongues


Middle Grade Snapshot: Spring 2021

We asked a number of editors to tell us more about the kinds of middle grade projects they are seeing and to share their insights on any shifts they perceive in the category. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Forgotten spies who fought the Nazis in the Middle East

Gershom Gorenberg reveals the intelligence campaign that shaped the war and the region. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-12 13:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #middle east


The fate of the American middle class — beyond the White, male myths

Women and people of color are essential to the economy, too, Jim Tankersley writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-14 12:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with:


Headline bags Barr's 'ambitious' Middle East history in six-way auction

Headline has acquired an "ambitious" work centred on conflict in the Middle East by historian and author James Barr in a "heated" six-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-07 09:36:16 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Eye on Middle Grade: Spring 2020

We asked editors about some of the latest developments in the category: the portrayal of mental health issues and #MeToo trauma, and graphic novel–style memoirs and nonfiction for young readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #young readers #latest developments #middle grade


Colum McCann’s ‘Apeirogon’ takes an elliptical approach to the unending Middle East conflict

The protagonists are two real-life figures who both lost daughters and improbably became friends. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-10 16:44:13 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #colum mccann


Iran and Saudi Arabia: Middle East foes who envy each other

Kim Ghattas explains how the dueling nations try to copy one another’s successes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-21 02:07:07 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Sharjah 2019: The Middle East's Biggest Book Fair Grows in Stature

Curiosity led to the first U.S. participation in the Sharjah International Book Fair 14 years ago—and each year, the fair grows bigger, better, and more important. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book fair #international book #middle east


IPA Outlines a First Middle East Regional Seminar in Amman

In a first-time focus on the Middle East's publishing industry, the International Publishers Association is planning a regional event in the Jordanian capital. The post IPA Outlines a First Middle East Regional Seminar in Amman appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-13 13:55:30 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #publishers association #publishing industry #middle east


Book Aid International 2018 Reports Biggest Year Yet, in Africa and Middle East

The educational charity Book Aid International cites 25 countries as destinations of its books donated by publishers last year. The post Book Aid International 2018 Reports Biggest Year Yet, in Africa and Middle East appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #books donated #middle east


New Internationalist to publish Middle East journalist Matthew Teller

New Internationalist has bought a title about the Old City of Jerusalem by reporter and Middle East specialist Matthew Teller. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


WORKING Challenges in Children’s Books in the Middle East

Teaser text IMAGE Editor’s note. — Porter Anderson By Dennis Abrams | @DennisAbrams2 Subhed XXXX The challenges facing children’s book publishing in the Middle East was the topic of a panel discussion held this week at the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival. Among those addressing the topic was... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #people talk #reading festival #book publishing #middle east #sharjah children


On Challenges in Children’s Books in the Middle East: Commercial and Contextual

From Gulf News: 'There's a need to bring children back to books,' says one author, while another points to publishers' reticence to promote area folktales. The post On Challenges in Children’s Books in the Middle East: Commercial and Contextual appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #gulf news #middle east


Amazon acquires Middle East e-commerce site SOUQ.com

Amazon has acquired Middle Eastern e-commerce website SOUQ.com in a deal referred to as "the biggest-ever technology M&A transaction in the Arab world". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #arab world


With Purchase of Souq.com, Amazon Moves Into Middle East

The acquisition of Souq.com, a Dubai-based online retailer that is the dominant one in the Middle East, comes one month after Souq announced plans to open a "global bookstore." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #global bookstore #middle east #amazon moves


US bans laptops and tablets on flights from eight countries in Africa and the Middle East

Not content with its second crack of the whip with a travel ban, the Trump administration has now issued a ban on larger electronic devices being taken on flights from certain countries. Devices larger than a cell phone will not be permitted in cabin baggage but must instead be checked in. The... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2017-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ebook readers #cell phone #trump administration #middle east #travel ban


Story of 'audacious' journey through Middle East to I B Tauris

I.B.Tauris has signed a new book by Northern Irish writer, adventurer and film-maker, Leon McCarron. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #middle east